Having a quality vacuum is important for your home. Your vacuum not only helps to keep your floor looking clean, but the latest models are equipped with filters that help reduce allergens to keep your home healthy. When shopping for a vacuum, don’t be overwhelmed by all of your options.

Let us know what type of flooring you have, what you hope to get from your vacuum and your budget. We’ll listen to your concerns, ask questions and offer recommendations.

Work With A Trusted Team

You can count on us to provide you with the best products and advice for your specific needs. Since 1988, our family owned and operated shop has built a reputation for quality and customer satisfaction.

Get Your New Vacuum Today

You’ll find that we have over 40 different models in stock, so you will be able to take your new vacuum home today. Stop in Monday through Saturday, and speak with our experts to find your perfect vacuum.

Our 2 favorite Top Brands

Riccar: University Vacuum & Sewing loves Riccar vacuums. We recommend them highly to all of our family and friends.

Sebo: A high quality machine that we love and recommend to all of our customers! The canister vacuum by Sebo is perfect for all floor types. Sebo vacuums are made in Germany.

We do warranty work!

University Vacuum and Sewing has a lot of experience with warranty work! We have been the warranty center for many different companies! 

We are the warranty center for 

  • Riccar
  • Sebo
  • Cleanmax
  • Simplicity 
  • Kirby
  • Bissell
  • Hoover
  • and many others 

Call us today to learn more about the Warranty work we do!

We also carry

University Vacuum & Sewing also offers a wide selection of  vacuums. These vacuums still provide great suction to get the home and hard to reach spots clean.  Some of the brands we carry are:

  • Hoover
  • Eureka
  • Simplicity
  • Bissell
  • Dirt Devil
  • Shark
  • ReadiVac
  • Lindhaus
  • Sanitaire
  • CleanMax



Monday         9:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday         9:00am - 5:30pm

Wednesday   9:00am - 2:00pm

Thursday       9:00am - 5:30pm
Friday             9:00am - 5:30pm

Saturday        9:00am - 2:00pm

Closed on Sunday


5739 University Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50311

Phone: (515) 255-3878


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